Issue 64 | September 11, 2015


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR

"Don’t try to keep up with the leaders. Lap them."
- Author Unknown


Writers: Distinguish Yourself from the Crowd
Earn Your ACRW

Live Class Starts Friday, September 25
The Resume Writing Academy Flagship Training


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Upcoming Programs & Events
  • Visit Us at These Upcoming Events

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Social Media: The Perfect LinkedIn Message: A Complete Guide
  • Career Management: How to Fall in Love with Your Job Again
  • Hiring Trends: Millennials are Just One Part of a Cross-Generational Goldmine
  • Workforce Trends: 10 Trade School Programs that Lead to High-Paying Jobs
  • Interviewing: 3 Ways to Recover In an Interview When You’ve Sounded Unqualified
  • Advancement: Expand Beyond Your Office with These Networking Tips
  • Job Search: Outdated Job-Search Myths that Stifle Your Success

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleague Published in Industry Publication

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • CTL Associate Quarterly Call with CTL Board
  • Resume Writing Academy (RWA) Certification Program
  • Certified Career Management Coach Entrepreneur
  • Resume E-Summit: Writing Resumes that Give Graduating Students a Competitive Edge

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

CTL Associate Quarterly Call with CTL Board (September 21, 2015; 12–12:45pm ET)
CTL Associates ... Watch for an email from Marie Zimenoff with call-in details. You MUST be an Associate to participate.

Emails go out to all of our CTL Associates several times each month, so be sure to check them out! You'll receive invitations for various writing, coaching, media, and publishing opportunities. To read about all of the benefits and opportunities of becoming a CTL Associate ($399 lifetime fee), click here!

Resume Writing Academy Certification (RWA) Program (September 25, 2015)
RWA is the first comprehensive, strategically focused resume training program, guaranteed to teach you how to write powerful and effective resumes. Whether you're a beginning resume writer who wants to learn the art of resume writing or an experienced writer who wants to move your skills from good to great, RWA is your solution! Register Today!

For more information about CTL & RWA credentials:

Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW)
Master Resume Writer (MRW)
Credentialed Career Manager (CCM)

UPCOMING CONFERENCE APPEARANCES

The National Resume Writers' Conference 2015 (September 16-18, 2015)
Marie will be sharing writing secrets for the "hard to employ" at The NRWA conference in Charlotte, NC, on Friday, September 18. Stop by the Resume Writing Academy booth and introduce yourself!

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

Social Media: The Perfect LinkedIn Message: A Complete Guide (Beamery)
This article shares the secrets recruiters use to get their messages opened by candidates. There’s nothing stopping your candidates from using the same tactics to catch a recruiter’s attention.

Career Management: How to Fall in Love with Your Job Again (Inc.)
“Should I stay or should I go?” Professionals in all fields are contemplating this more today than ever. This article provides seven ideas to help your clients to think about their job differently as they make this difficult decision.

Hiring Trends: Millennials Are Just One Part of a Cross-Generational Goldmine (Recruiting Trends)
The pendulum seems to be swinging back from a focus on Millennials to valuing all generations in the hiring process. This may be just the article your Generation X, Baby Boomers, or even Silent Generation clients need to see they are valued and understand what recruiters are looking for from candidates in their generation.

Workforce Trends: 10 Trade School Programs that Lead to High-Paying Jobs (Askmen)
This article lists 10 of the highest paying jobs that require a community college, vocational, or apprenticeship program. This might be great for young clients or those who are retooling for their next career (and they are definitely not all for men, despite the site’s name!).

Interviewing: 3 Ways to Recover In an Interview When You’ve Sounded Unqualified (The Muse)
It will happen to most of your clients at some point – they are in the middle of answering a question when they realize they’ve said something that makes them sound unqualified. Have them read this article first, so they are prepared to reassure the interviewer without digging a deeper hole.

Advancement: Expand Beyond Your Office with These Networking Tips (Careerealism)
Career professionals often talk with job seekers about networking. In today’s market, it is becoming more important for advancement (and job retention). This article shares tips on how to expand your network, and if you or your clients love podcasts, listen to this one with Debra Feldman on the same topic.

Job Search: Outdated Job-Search Myths that Stifle Your Success (Forbes)
Many of the old rules of job searching no longer apply. In fact, they can work against your candidates. William Arruda shares some of the old rules they need to replace to stay relevant in today’s job search.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

Please email your kudos to me (marie@careerthoughtleaders.com) so that I can share them with everyone!

COLLEAGUE PUBLISHED IN INDUSTRY PUBLICATION

Congratulations to Jennifer Bradley who was asked to write a piece on relocation and careers for NCDA’s Career Convergence. The article, titled “Moving for Work: The Difference a Career Professional Can Make,” is published in the August edition. Great work Jennifer, and thank you for your advocacy for careers industry professionals!

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Visit the 2015 Calendar of Events for all CTL and RWA events this year. Here's what's coming up:

September 21, 2015: CTL Associate Quarterly Call with CTL Board (12–12:45pm ET)
CTL Associates ... Watch for an email from Marie Zimenoff with call-in details. You MUST be an Associate to participate.

September 25, 2015: Resume Writing Academy (RWA) Certification Program
RWA is the first comprehensive, strategically focused resume training program, guaranteed to teach you how to write powerful and effective resumes. Whether you're a beginning writer who wants to learn the art of resume writing or an experienced writer who wants to move your skills from good to great, RWA is your solution. Register now.

September 29, 2015: Certified Career Management Coach Entrepreneur
For those who want to set up their own career coaching business. Understand the entire process from getting clear on what career coaching is... all the way to seeing your clients land their dream job. 15 weeks beginning September 29th (Tuesdays11am-1pm ET) or October 1st (Thursdays 3-5pm ET). Read more here.

October 1, 2015: Resume E-Summit: Writing Resumes that Give Graduating Students a Competitive Edge
Students graduating today are more diverse than ever. We’ll show you how to sell that traditional student with no work experience and how to position your non-traditional students to compete in the job market without starting over. Join us from 12–2 pm Eastern for another great session with plentiful samples to help you get creative with your new-graduate resumes. Register today.

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